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IABM unveils 2019 award winners at International Business Conference

IABM has announced the winners of its annual awards at the IABM Annual International Business Conference, which took place in London on 4 and 5 December 2019. The awards recognise outstanding achievement in 2019 in key areas of the broadcast and media technology industry: the fostering of young talent; technological achievement; technology leadership; broadcaster/media company […]  More

Moscow Marathon becomes testbed for Movicom’s latest innovation

The seventh annual Moscow Marathon, Russia’s premiere long distance running event, was a proving ground for Movicom’s newest technological innovation, the RiO Broadcast Camera 4G LTE remote control system. Manufactured by Movicom’s partners, CyanView, RiO allows full remote control panel (RCP) direction over any controllable camera from anywhere in the world that has an LTE […]  More

Thunderstorms thwarted by Cerberus Tech for Matchroom Boxing’s Joshua vs Ruiz Jr rematch

The rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday 7 December attracted millions of viewers, with DAZN alone reporting around 1.8 million viewers for the match including 200,000 new subscribers attracted by the event. Yet with the fight taking place in the ancient city of Al-Diriyah on the outskirts of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, […]  More

French Tennis Federation calls for Roland-Garros production bids for 2021-2023

The French Tennis Federation has decided to produce Roland-Garros by itself from 2021 onwards. Following this decision, FFT is now launching a tender in order to select what it refers to as a ‘producteur délégué’ for FFT events (Roland-Garros and other events) from 2021 to 2023. The FFT has informed SVG Europe that is it […]  More

Cloudbass places Axon at the heart of its new OB9 UHD IP HDR truck

Outside broadcast specialist Cloudbass has created a multivendor UHD IP HDR OB vehicle based on the ST2110 standard and with Axon’s Neuron signal processing technology at its core. OB9 was officially unveiled this autumn and has already been deployed on major projects for Sky Sports, including the UEFA Football Euro 2020 Qualifiers, and for the […]  More

IMG Arena secures five-year Scottish Football streaming partnership

Sports betting service and content hub IMG Arena has signed a long-term rights agreement with the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). The five year agreement, commencing at the start of the 2020/21 season, will see IMG Arena provide SPFL content to the international betting market as well as introducing an innovative automatic production set-up for […]  More

New venue and set mark a new era for BBC Sport as Sports Personality heads to Aberdeen for 2019

BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY), the part sporting review show, part awards ceremony, part light entertainment spectacular, will roll into Aberdeen this weekend (15 December) bringing with it its usual complexities and challenges. The show is considered by its producers to be one of the toughest to make on television and this year […]  More

Eurovision Sport agrees FIFA Club World Cup 2019 and 2020 deal in 37 territories

Eurovision Sport has signed an agreement with Dentsu, the Japanese based agency, for exclusive media rights on all platforms to the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 and 2020. Eurovision Sport, a division of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), represents Europe’s public service broadcasters. Covering 37 territories*, the new agreement ensures wide free-to-air coverage across Europe […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: Breaking the deadlock for virtualised hardware in sports production

The next step for IP-based remote production from an event using a centralised gallery? Ditch the centralisation. That was the main message from the FutureSPORT 2019 session: ‘Virtualised Hardware for Sports Production: Breaking the Deadlock’. Ditching the centralisation sees everything running on the cloud, using virtual hardware that can scale rapidly to allow multiple productions […]  More

3Zero2 TV helps Discovery Italia adopt remote production model for coverage of Serie A basketball

About two and a half years ago, Discovery Italia acquired the rights to basketball matches including the entire Serie A, Italian Cup, Super Cup, Euro Cup, Champions, and Euroleague championships. In doing so it became the ‘Casa del Basket’ for Italy and the matches produced are broadcast in a multi-platform format on the Eurosport 2 […]  More